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    Author(s): B. E. Carpenter; T. P. Bouler
    Date: 1962
    Source: Mississippi State Pub
    Publication Series: Information Forestry
    Station: Southern Research Station
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    Description

    Very few tree species make naturally durable fence posts. Osage-orange, mulberry, black locust, cypress, and some species of cedar are known for the good service they give. But in no case are their names a guarantee. Only the heartwood of these species possesses adequate durability .

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    Citation

    Carpenter, B. E. 1962. Hardwood Fence Posts Give Good Service. Information Sheet 782. Stoneville, MS: Mississippi State University Delta Branch Experiment Station. November 1962.

    Keywords

    hardwood, fence

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